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    Armenia’s President talks Karabakh settlement, relations with Turkey, Syria crisis, EEU
    Nov17

    Armenia’s President talks Karabakh settlement, relations with Turkey, Syria crisis, EEU

    The deployment of Russia’s Iskander missile systems in Armenia was a necessary measure to ensure regional stability, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan said in an interview with Sputnik. Iskanders were first demonstrated on September 21 at a military parade in Yerevan marking the 25th anniversary of Armenia’s independence. They were...

    Haute cuisine: top French chefs’ food bound for space station
    Nov17

    Haute cuisine: top French chefs’ food bound for space station

    French space rookie Thomas Pesquet will lift off for a six-month mission to the ISS with a selection of dishes by top French chefs Alain Ducasse and Thierry Marx. – AFP Photo BAIKONUR (KAZAKHSTAN): A French astronaut will join Russian and US counterparts blasting off Friday for the International Space Station, taking some Michelin-starred cuisine...

    Washington bemoans Russia quitting International Criminal Court, 14 years after US did the same
    Nov17

    Washington bemoans Russia quitting International Criminal Court, 14 years after US did the same

    The United States expressed regret Wednesday that Russia had withdrawn from the International Criminal Court – 14 years after Washington made exactly the same decision. While Washington accuses Russian forces of brutal crimes in Syria and Ukraine, it does not accept the jurisdiction of the court over its own personnel. Like Russia, the...

    Obama to pass torch to Merkel on farewell visit
    Nov17

    Obama to pass torch to Merkel on farewell visit

    BERLIN: US President Barack Obama pays a farewell visit Thursday to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, widely seen as the new standard bearer of liberal democracy since the election of Donald Trump. On the last leg of his final European tour as president, Obama will underline shared values, try to ease fears about the future of the transatlantic...

    Obama to pass torch to Merkel on farewell visit
    Nov17

    Obama to pass torch to Merkel on farewell visit

    US President Barack Obama pays a farewell visit Thursday to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, widely seen as the new standard bearer of liberal democracy since the election of Donald Trump. On the last leg of his final European tour as president, Obama will underline shared values, try to ease fears about the future of the transatlantic...

    Trump win puts U.S.-Russia hostility on hold, but experts warn of miscalculation
    Nov17

    Trump win puts U.S.-Russia hostility on hold, but experts warn of miscalculation

    After years of rising U.S.-Russia tensions over Ukraine, Syria, cyber attacks and nuclear arms control, Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president may offer a narrow window to repair relations as he and Russian President Vladimir Putin size up each other. But Trump’s ascent to the White House carries the risk of dangerous...

    Obama lands in Berlin for farewell visit to closest ally Merkel
    Nov17

    Obama lands in Berlin for farewell visit to closest ally Merkel

    US President Barack Obama arrives at theTegel airport in Berlin, Germany, on November 16, 2016. Photo: Reuters US President Barack Obama arrived in Berlin on Wednesday to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel, with whom he has forged a close transatlantic alliance during eight years in office that President-elect Donald Trump may now call into...

    Celebrities launch T-shirt campaign for imprisoned artists
    Nov17

    Celebrities launch T-shirt campaign for imprisoned artists

    Johnny Depp and other big celebrities launched a campaign to free imprisoned artists by appearing on T-shirts with the prisoners’ names. – AFP File Photo NEW YORK: Major names in entertainment including Peter Gabriel and Johnny Depp launched a campaign Wednesday to free jailed artists by appearing on T-shirts with the prisoners’...

    Russia in new blow to ICC as court urges nations ‘Don’t go’
    Nov17

    Russia in new blow to ICC as court urges nations ‘Don’t go’

    THE HAGUE: Russia dealt the International Criminal Court a fresh blow Wednesday as the court’s top officials urged nations to support the tribunal hit by a wave of unprecedented defections. Moscow has never ratified the world’s only permanent war crimes court, but in a heavily symbolic move on the opening day of the ICC’s annual...

    EU holding conference on fighting corruption in Kyrgyzstan
    Nov17

    EU holding conference on fighting corruption in Kyrgyzstan

    BISHKEK (TCA) — On November 17 and 18 in Bishkek the Delegation of the European Union to the Kyrgyz Republic is holding an annual Seminar for Civil Society Organisations on fighting corruption in Kyrgyzstan. The seminar gathered more than 200 participants from all over Kyrgyzstan in representation of civil society organisations, professional...

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